First phase of the Under the Sun aquarium built at Fatehsagar Paal (promenade) will be inaugurated on 21-Oct. The inauguration will be carried out by State Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria at 7:30am.
The inauguration ceremony will be presided over by Udaipur MP Arjunlal Meena. Special guests would include Udaipur Rural MLA Phool Singh Meena, UIT Chairman Ravindra Shrimali, Mayor Chandra Singh Kothari, Corporator Atul Chandaliya and social worker Gajendra Jain.
The aquarium built under the Fatehsagar Paal will showcase over 200 species of fishes. Entry tickets have been priced at Rs 100 for Indian tourist and Rs 200 for foreign nationals. Tickets for kids will be charged at Rs 50.
This will be the first of its kind virtual fish aquarium in the country. The aquarium will have 216 species of fishes brought from 16 countries across the world. Fish aquarium will be open from 9 am till 11pm
Kids will be able to play with fishes in the touch pool. Smallest fish is of only 1cm length while the largest fish Aropama is 9 feet long. All the fishes are of tropical breed. Water from the aquarium will be used to water Vibhuti park garden. Every fish tank will have an LED associate with it and touching the LED will give complete information about the fish.